Brief synopsis

Bosnia, July 11th 1995.

Aida is a translator for the United Nations in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. As an insider to the negotiations Aida has access to crucial information that she needs to interpret. What is at the horizon for her family and people - rescue or death? Which move should she take?

(https://www.indiesales.eu/quo-vadis-aida)

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Jasna ÐuričiAida [L]
Izudin BajrovićNihad [L]
Boris LerHamidja [L]
Dino BajrovićEjo [SR]
Boris IsakovićRatko Mladic [SR]
Johan HeldenberghColonel Karremans [SR]
Edita Malovčićn.a. [SR]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Director of photographyChristine A. Maier
Steadicam operatorChristoph Iwanowwinter part Bosnia
1st assistant cameraNino Volpe
Costume designerMałgorzata Karpiuk
Costume designerEllen Lens
Assistant costume designerMisia Lukasik
DirectorJasmila Žbanić
EditorJarosław Kamiński
GafferThomas HollausDir. Jasmilla Zbanic
Best boyDominik Danner
Lighting technician / electricianBernhard Somera
Makeup artist / hair stylistRegina BreitfellnerMain cast
Key makeup artist/hair stylistMichaela Payer
ComposerAntoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz
ProducerDamir IbrahimovićDeblokada
ProducerJasmila ŽbanićDeblokada
ProducerBruno Wagnercoop99 filmproduktion
ProducerBarbara Albertcoop99 filmproduktion
ProducerAntonin Svobodacoop99 filmproduktion
ProducerCristian NicolescuDigital Cube
ProducerEls VandevorstN279 Entertainment
ProducerRoman PaulRazor Film
ProducerGerhard MeixnerRazor Film
ProducerEwa PuszczyńskaExtreme Emotions
ProducerNicolas EschbachIndie Prod
ProducerMargot JuvénalIndie Prod
ProducerSimon GabrieleIndie Prod
ProducerIngunn SundelinTordenfilm
ProducerEric VogelTordenfilm
ProducerIbrahim ErenTRT
Production designerJohannes Salat
Art directorSabine EngelbergSupervising Art Director
Assistant to propmaster /- buyerGina Bojahr
ScreenwriterJasmila Žbanić

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Indie Sales [fr]International Sales
Cinéart [be]Benelux (theatrical)
Condor [fr]France (theatrical)
Farbfilm Verleih GmbH [de]Germany (theatrical)
Folkets Bio [se]Sweden (theatrical)
Pris-Audiovisuals [pt]Portugal (theatrical)
Vercine [es]Spain (theatrical)

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Film Processing/TransfersRotor FilmRemote Grading
Sound (Postproduction)Rotor Film

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Jasmila Žbanić2020Venice Film Festival [it]Golden LionNominated
Jasmila Žbanić2020Venice Film Festival - UAAR [it]Brian AwardWinner
Jasmila Žbanić2020Venice Int' Film Festival - SIGNIS [it]SIGNIS AwardWinner
Jasmila Žbanić2020Venice Int' Film Festival - UNIMED [it]Premio UNIMEDWinner
Jasmila Žbanić2020Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival [tu]Best Feature FilmWinner
Jasmila Žbanić2020El Gouna Film Festival [eg]Feature Narrative CompetitionWinner
Jasmila Žbanić2020Festival de Cine de Sevilla [es]Best FilmNominated
Jasmila Žbanić2020Arras Film Festival [fr]Golden Atlas for Best FilmWinner
Jasna Ðuriči2020El Gouna Film Festival [eg]Best ActressWinner
Christine A. Maier2021German Camera Award [de]Fiction filmNominated

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2021NetherlandsInternational Film Festival Rotterdam - IFFROfficial Selection
2020PolandNew Horizons IFFGala Screening
2020SpainFestival de Cine de SevillaOfficial Selection
2020EgyptEl Gouna Film FestivalFeature Narrative Competition
2020TurkeyAntalya Golden Orange Film FestivalInternational Competition
2020ItalyVenice Film FestivalCompetition
2020CanadaTiff- Toronto Int. Film FestivalContemporary World Cinema
2020Czech RepublicKarlovy Vary International Film Festival 54½
2020GermanyFilmfest HamburgKaleidoskop

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseSwedenFriday, 26/02/2021
PremiereThursday, 03/09/2020Venice Film Festival [it]